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the assembly on behalf of latin america and caribbean states, the chilean envoy said overwhelmingly u.n. opposition to the embargo reflects the consensus of virtually the entire world. >> we emphasize the consistency between the application of the unilateral measures which has no backing international law and the spirit of principles and purposes of the charter of the united nations. we urge the u.s. to make the necessary adjustments in this regard, allowing this legislation with the charter of the united nations, the resolutions of the united nations, and the views of countries of latin america and the caribbean in general of all the regions of the world. >> the united nations is warning that haiti's upcoming march harvest may already have been destroyed by the flooding of hurricane sandy. it left haiti overrun with devastating floods, causing widespread damage and adding thousands of people to the massive numbers already displaced by previous floods and the devastating earthquake of january 2010. on tuesday, the u.n. relief official said in addition to potentially destroying march's h
of the union. so, finian's was, at the time, 1947, when the cold war was beginning and the house un-american committee was starting up, and they were searching for lefties. and by 1951, yip had been blacklisted from any chance to do any of the wonderful shows that they did in hollywood, dr. doolittle, treasure island. he was blocked from working there. and then he was blocked from going into radio and into tv. soand this is an historical fact which yip himself saysbroadway and the american theater in new york city was the only place where an artist could stand up and say whatever he wanted, provided he got the money to put the show on. so, for finian's rainbow, they had to have 25 auditions, because they said it was a commie red thing. and finally, they got the money up, and they put the show up. but by that time, yip was blacklisted. and his next show was jamaica with lena horne, with an all- black cast. one other thing, in terms of yip's drive for race or ethnic equality, and that is that finian's rainbow in 1947 was the first show on broadway where the chorus line consisted of bl
vietnam to call for u.s. withdrawal. the current u.s. ambassador to the u.n., susan rice, is rumored to the top candidate to replace y clinton as secretary of state. rice was asked about her future plans on monday. >> i love my job here in the united nations. i always have. i always will. especially today. i look forward to serving as long as president obama would like to. >> the obama administration has announced it will likely decide in the coming weeks on the role of u.s. troops in afghanistan after a scheduled withdrawal in 2014. on monday, defense secretary leon panetta said although the majority of u.s. forces will return home, and unspecified number could stay behind to continue military operations. new government data shows the year-to-date time from january to october was the warmest ever recorded for the contiguous united states. according to the national climatic data center, the national temperature was 3.4 degrees fahrenheit higher than the 20th century average, and more than one degree higher than the previous record for the first 10 months of the year. october's cooler
will kaufman: yeah. amy goodman: the house un- american activities committee. guthrie was never called before it, but he did write an impassioned defense of pete seeger. will kaufman: yeah. it's one of the most heartbreaking things to read that i came across in the archives. it's a letter that he wrote to pete seeger. and woody'sone of the symptoms of huntington's disease is that it has an incredible impact upon one's sense of languagesentence construction, spelling, wordplay, whatever. his biographer joe klein calls it "linguistic anarchy." and so, he wrote a very moving letter to pete seeger, basically saying, "look, pete, i hear you're not going to haveyou may not have to go to jail now, and that's great. but i've never heard you say one evil or hateful or dangerous thing, and these people on this un-american committee are the most un- americanistic people i've ever heard of." and stuff like that. so amy goodman: would you like to read the letter? will kaufman: yeah, whenhe's talking about harold leventhal, his manager, harold leventhal, or hal, and fred hellerman of the weavers, who came
registered with the un . meanwhile, on sunday, israel fired a guided missile into syria as a warning shot. in the basque region of spain, residents in barricada held a vigil to pay homage to a 53- year-old woman who jumped from a balcony to her death as she was about to be evicted. the death of amaia egana marked the second suicide related to evictions in spain after a growing movement has put pressure on authorities to act. the government and opposition leaders were expected to meet on monday to work on changes to the country's mortgage laws which critics say favor banks and fail to cancel debts, even homes are repossessed. maine has seen a mounting economic crisis with unemployment now exceeding 25%. a general spite -- strike in spain has been called for wednesday. @meanwhile, greece has passed a new austerity budget amidst mass protests in spending cuts and tax hikes. 15,000 anti-austerity demonstrators gathered outside the parliament. protesters condemned european leaders who demanded greek cuts in exchange for an international bailout. >> this is a budget that will bleed the greek pe
future promotion of u.n. ambassador susan rice over her handling of the deadly september 11 attacks on u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. rice has been mentioned as a potential successor to secretary of state hillary clinton. flanked by fellow republican senator lindsey graham of south carolina, senator john mccain of arizona vowed to thwart any senate confirmation for rice. >> let's see what happens here, but we will do whatever is necessary to block the nomination that is within our power as far susan rice is concerned. while we await the findings and recommendations of the internal review of the big as the attack by the administration, it is essential for congress to conduct its own independent assessment. there is no credibility amongst most of us concerning the administration and the numerous controversies and contradictions that have been involved in their handling of this issue. >> responding at a news conference in washington, president obama defended rice and issued a challenge to her detractors. >> senator mccain and senator gramm and others want to go after someone, they shoul
administration blocked a u.n. security council resolution on the gaza conflict seng fell to address the root cause of palestinian rocket fire. among the latest palestinian victims were three palestinian journalists killed in their vehicle in gaza. after the attack, hamas government spokesperson condemned the killings of palestinian journalists. >> the israelis are going insane. they lost their minds. they're killing our children, killing our civilians, targeting everything today, targeting journalists. they tried all kinds of crime wars or war crimes, actually. >> tuesday marked the third consecutive day of israeli attacks on palestinian media. in separate incidents, israeli strikes also damaged gaza buildings housing offices of two media outlets. in other violence inside gaza, six men accused of being spies for israel were publicly executed in gaza city on tuesday, one of the bodies was dragged through the streets. at least one young child was among the 31 palestinians reportedly killed on tuesday. according to unicef, israeli attacks on gaza have killed at least 22 palestinian children and
the beta ray and we call the one that's un-deflected the gamma ray. so alpha rays are charged one way and beta rays are charged the opposite, opposite charged rays. so these rays will comprise of particles with electric charges. to make a long story short, the alpha particle turned out to be-- the alpha radiation turned about-- out to be the nucleus, the nuclei of helium atoms. and it turns out that the beta particles were electrons. these plain, old electrons, like-- that would flows on an electrical circuit. and it turns out that the gamma-- alpha, beta, gamma-- is just your e and m radiation. it doesn't have any charge just like light ray doesn't have any charge. it's just pure energy, pure energy of electromagnetic fields, okay? and your beta particle is just electrons. and your alpha, helium nuclei. now those helium nuclei-- an alpha particle and a beta particle brought to rest will make up what's called a helium atom because this is the nucleus, this is the orbiting electron. and so the next time you see a kid walking by with a balloon filled with helium, tell the kid's mother,
that is living in a very dire situation. the u.n. has decided to shut all of these schools tomorrow as well as the ministry of education, higher education call for the university to not open tomorrow. gaza announced the need for medical supplies. i was speaking to a number of doctors in gaza city and are in bad need for 192 types of medicines that are not available in the stocks of the ministry of health or the hospitals. there is the need for 450 items of medical supplies, or what they called disposable medical items. if these needs are not met by the next day or two, there will be a big humanitarian crisis in the gaza strip. the situation is deteriorating. the targets are the civilians. the last one was a 10-month-old baby child who was killed by any israeli missile. the missiles are falling as i speak to you. breaking news coming out from the medical crew next to me, the f-16's are targeting the beach camp in the east of gaza city at the moment. are targeting-16's the beach camp in the west of gaza city at the moment. that is breaking news that is happening as we speak. >> mohammed omer,
as an important time for interaction and communication with each baby, not just as un unpleasant job to be rushed through. we can be warm and caring and most importantly, consistent with the babies in our care. and finally, it is very important that we maintain open and consistent communication with parents and other primary caregivers. take a look at what's happening in this classroom. what do you see? how is this teacher heing her children learn? as adults, we often forget how important imitation is to children, and we spend more time telling our youngsters what to do rather than showing them through our actions. let's teach by doing. for children, actions speak louder than words. so we should try to model the behavior we wish to encourage, rather than just talking about it. woman: that's 50. every time we say "please" to a child or every time we lend a helping hand, we're teaching children how we'd like them to act. woman: who bought the popsicles? thank you. beep--beep--beep. there's your change. good-bye. should we put them back in here for you? ok thank you, gabrielle. thank you for putting
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's a great guy, great personality, great person. >> muchisimas gracias y siempre es un placer. >> ahh. gracias. >> viera te mucho. >> i think he attracts the ldies. >> he helped me with a breakup, basically, believe it or not. yeah. no, it was just one of those times where i was having a really hard time, and i came down to the la jolla market, and alfredo just put this big smile on my face and just told me, "now, don't worry. you're beautiful." you know, "you have everything going for you," and just--just bunches of bouquets and everything, and it just-- it put a big smile on my face, just kind of brightened my spirits up. >> that's wonderful. that's great. >> so i'm definitely gonna--hi. [both laugh] >> whether at his farm, at home, or at a farmers market, alfredo is still pursuing a dream that has blossomed into something more. in his estimation, it's not a sacrifice, but a privilege to work from sunrise to sundown, bringing happiness to people all across san diego. >> i been working in the flower business for 30 years, and, uh, until today, i haven't seen somebody that gets a bunc
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